Originally Posted by Maximus
Yeah. Cohen admired the works of William Butler Yeats. They resonate for me too and Yeats was (almost) a neighbour:
"O curlew, cry no more in the air,
Or only to the water in the West;
Because your crying brings to my mind
passion-dimmed eyes and long heavy hair
That was shaken out over my breast:
There is enough evil in the crying of wind."